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Title Aquatic food webs : an ecosystem approach / edited by Andrea Belgrano [and others]
Published Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2005
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Description 1 online resource (x, 262 pages) : illustrations (some color)
Series Oxford biology
Oxford biology.
Contents Biosimplicity via stoichiometry: the evolution of food-web structure and processes / James J. Elser and Dag O. Hessen -- Spatial structure and dynamics in a marine food web / Carlos J. Melián, Jordi Bascompte, and Pedro Jordano -- Role of network analysis in comparative ecosystem ecology of estuaries / Robert R. Christian [and others] -- Food webs in lakes: seasonal dynamics and impact of climate variability / Dietmar Straile -- Pattern and process in food webs: evidence from running waters / Guy Woodward [and others] -- Some random thoughts on the statistical analysis of food-web data / Andrew R. Solow -- Analysis of size and complexity of randomly constructed food webs by information theoretic metrics / James T. Morris, Robert R. Christian, and Robert E. Ulanowicz -- Size-based analyses of aquatic food webs / Simon Jennings -- Food-web theory in marine ecosystems / Jason S. Link, William T. Stockhausen, and Elizabeth T. Methratta -- Modeling food-web dynamics: complexity-stability implications / Jennifer A. Dunne [and others] -- Is biodiversity maintained by food-web complexity? The adaptive food-web hypothesis / Michio Kondoh -- Climate forcing, food-web structure, and community dynamics in pelagic marine ecosystems / L. Ciannelli [and others] -- Food-web theory provides guidelines for marine conservation / Enric Sala and George Sugihara -- Biodiversity and aquatic food webs / Helmut Hillebrand and Jonathan B. Shurin -- Ecological network analysis: an escape from the machine / Robert E. Ulanowicz
Summary 'Aquatic Food Webs' provides a current synthesis of theoretical and empirical food web research. The textbook is suitable for graduate level students as well as professional researchers in community, ecosystem, and theoretical ecology, in aquatic ecology, and in conservation biology
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 211-254) and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Aquatic ecology.
Food chains (Ecology)
Food Chain
SCIENCE -- Environmental Science (see also Chemistry -- Environmental)
NATURE -- Ecosystems & Habitats -- Wilderness.
NATURE -- Ecology.
SCIENCE -- Life Sciences -- Ecology.
Aquatic ecology.
Food chains (Ecology)
Ecologia aquática.
Ecologia marinha.
Form Electronic book
Author Belgrano, Andrea.
ISBN 9780191524066